Cabbage Patch Wigs: For Everyone Who Feels the 1980s Came and Went Far Too Soon (PHOTOS)

If you are a child of the 1980s, you had to be living under a rock if you were oblivious to the Cabbage Patch Dolls.

They didn’t come cheap — many of them sold for close to $100. And they weren’t easy to get, despite the fact millions of them were sold in the first year they were widely available.

Amanda Lillie is one of the Cabbage Patch Dolls many, many loyal fans. On her Etsy store site, she writes:

As a child I was a huge fan of Cabbage Patch kids. In fact, I still have all of my dolls (I bought my last one when I was 16 years old). So for Halloween one year I challenged myself to come up with a crochet Cabbage Patch inspired hat. I began selling my creations here in my shop, and after having so much success selling custom-made hats I decided to make my pattern available to everyone!

Her Cabbage Patch Wigs have exploded in popularity lately, presumably because there’s still a market for all things 80s, and all things annual-vegetables-with-dense-leaved-heads.

Take a look at the wigs and see if you’d want one for your little one (baby, that is):

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To purchase a Cabbage Patch-style hat pattern, click here

Photos via The Lillie Pad by Amanda

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